Jeannette Manchester, DNP, MBA, RN

Associate Dean for the Center for Educational Innovation and Quality and Associate Professor, Teaching Track

Division of Entry to Baccalaureate Nursing

Newark Health Sciences

SSB 1126A

(973) 972-0645

Specialty: Continuing professional education, IPE

  • Center for Educational Innovation and Quality
  • Center for Professional Development

Dr. Manchester provides leadership for faculty professional development within the School of Nursing as well as continuing education programming for health care professionals across New Jersey and beyond. She has a broad background in nursing, with specific expertise in continuing education. She creates and implements state-of-the-art continuing nursing education programs designed for nurses with limited time but high demand. Dr. Manchester’s enthusiasm and knowledge have been crucial in successfully carrying out many new projects. She works with internal and external teams of nursing subject matter experts to provide creative and innovative in-person, online, and hybrid programs. Her prior positions focused on educating nurses on regulatory requirements, new policies, processes, procedures, and equipment in a busy level-I trauma center. As a result of her experience, Dr. Manchester knows the importance of planning, curriculum, timeline, budget, and frequent communication. 

Dr. Manchester also provides leadership for the promotion of teaching and learning excellence, and collaborations in interprofessional education, and is the program director for the Nursing Education Leadership Certificate program in the Advance Nursing Practice division at the School of Nursing.

Dr. Manchester has also held positions as a nurse educator, critical care transport nurse, and ED staff nurse for various health systems. Dr. Manchester completed her DNP at the University of Medicine and Dentistry of NJ, School of Nursing, and holds a master’s in nursing education from Ramapo College, an MBA from the Rutgers Business School, a BSN from Seton Hall University, and a BA in psychology from Rutgers University